Posts Tagged ‘Venice’

Festa del Redentore 2013

Monday, July 15th, 2013

logo redentore positivoWe are gettin’ closer to Redentore’s Night!!! This Festival is very popular in Venice, it’s a mix of religious theme and spectacular celebration. It’s held since 1577, every year!!!

San Marco Basin will be the heart of the Festival. This Saturday, 20th July 2013, thousands of boats will joint there, dressed with ballons, lights and music. All together they will wait the big final of the night: the fireworks!!!

Thousand of colors and shades will light up the Lagoon and the Monuments facing Saint Mark’s Area.

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55. Biennale d’Arte 2013

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

biennale150x150The 55° Venice Biennale officially opened to the public on June 1st 2013. This year the curator is Massimiliano Gioni, a young art critic.

As usual the show takes place at the Giardini and in the Arsenale. This year the Exposition  looks like a labyrinth of ideas and emotions, a temporary Museum which investigates the ways in which the movie posters are used to organize knowledge.

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Project Glass Rooms – Fragile?

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Barry-Le-Va
The project “The Glass Rooms” of the Giorgio Cini Foundation on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore continues with a new exhibition appointment: Fragile?
Glass Rooms initiative was established with the aim of enhancing the glass art of the Twentieth century emphasizing all the possible uses of this material.

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Manet comes back in Venice!

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Manet
Until August 18, 2013, in the halls of Palazzo Ducale, there will be exposed eighty paintings by Manet, drawings and engravings, in collaboration with the Orsay Museum in Paris.

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Museum of Oriental Art: Japanese flowers and plants in Venice

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Ca' Pesaro

We’re not talking about plants and flowers in the strict sense, but porcelain, lacquer ware and decorations! The Oriental Art Museum of Ca’ Pesaro has a new route by the personnel of the Museum itself and with the participation of Ohara Ikebana Study Group of Venice. The title of the exhibition is “Japanese flowers and plants in Venice. A journey through the seasons between porcelain, lacquerware, paintings “.

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Rudolf Stingel at Palazzo Grassi: not to be missed!!!

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Palazzo Grassi Stingler

The exhibition dedicated to Rudolf Stingel will remain open until December 31, 2013.
The artist was invited by Francois Pinault to conceive in absolute freedom the exhibition spaces, for the first time ever involve the entirety of the building!!!

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Venetian fortresses. Documentary exhibition at Palazzo Ducale

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Fortezze Veneziane

Definitely a show not to be missed!!! Until September 22, 2013 you can admire inside the halls of Dogi Palace this collection which reconstructs the Venetian military systems through the documents held by the Cabinet of cartography and the Library of Museo Correr.

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Fondazione Querini Stampalia: ships, “Squeri”(Shipyard), ferries from Jacopi De Barbari

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

De Barbari
The exhibition, open until May 12, 2013, is a collection of 142 watercolors, etchings, gravers and preparatory drawings in ink of the famous view of the De Barbari. The view in question is a woodcut in six tables, a view of Venice bird sight style where the Arsenale is the main subject, a place where once were built the vessels of the Serenissima.

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Exposition Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi – Museo del Merletto, Burano

Monday, February 18th, 2013

merletto 1 A wonderful collection by Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi illustrates the ancient and extraordinary art of lace.
The fascinating history of this art is well described in this exposition

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Berengo Gardin Exposithion

Monday, February 18th, 2013

berengo Starting from February 1st to May 12th 2013, Venice will host the exhibition of Gianni Berengo Gardin. Tales of a photographer”. This exhibition, which will take place in the island of Giudecca at “Casa dei Tre Oci”, beautifully located in front of the San Marco’s Basin, will highlight more than 130 photo shoots of one of the most important italian photographer.

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